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Ceramic Whitewares Training

L1 - Understanding Ceramics

February 2024 (date to be confirmed), Lucideon HQ, Staffordshire

In order to understand ceramic products you need a knowledge of what they are made from and how they are made.

The practical session will include a hands-on activity around the basic forming processes, a workshop in identifying different product types, and a Lucideon tour led by the module tutors.

This module will explain:

  • What is a ceramic
  • The unique features of ceramics
  • Materials involved in ceramics
  • Ceramic manufacturing processes
  • Ceramic product types

At the end of the module, you will be able to:

  • Understand how the materials and processes combine to give ceramics their unique characteristics
  • Understand the unique characteristics and applications for each type of ceramic product
  • Identify various types of ceramic materials, processes, and products
  • Demonstrate a knowledge of the most suitable ceramic product for a specific application